Penn State, The Peaceful Hearts Foundation and the importance of community.
Like many Penn State alum, Larry Bernstein was horrified by the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal and wonders if rooting for his alma mater will ever be the same.
September brings my annual ritual of brushing up on the basest college football knowledge for use in conversation.
When it comes to abuse in sport, the culture of denial and silence is rooted in the reality that children’s sport replicates the professional game…where winning is the prime motivation.
In the wake of two suicides in the last three weeks at the University of Pennsylvania, college junior Jack Park reveals he, too, wanted to commit suicide, but says his failed attempt was part of a greater being’s plan for his life.
We’ve got a lot of work to do, so it’s time to stand up, wear denim with a purpose, and work together to end sexual violence.
Kenny Bodanis questions why Jerry Sandusky should be given a platform to tell “his side of the story?”
Of all the members of his close knit Ukrainian family, Jeff Swain most uncannily resembles his Uncle Albie, who was also a runner.
The state is suing in federal court for removal of the penalties imposed in response to the Sandusky abuses.
Governor Corbett believes the sanctions the N.C.A.A. handed down in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal were too harsh and missed the people they should be aiming for. He’s wrong.
Penn State brings together a community of experts and survivors to talk about prevention and recovery from sexual abuse.
Liam Day hopes the NCAA’s new regulations will help prioritize students’ futures over the wealth of the universities’ sports programs.
We must ask ourselves what is wrong with our culture when five 12 year-old boys are allowed to sustain serious head injuries during one Pop Warner football game.
Alan Watts asks “what did you forget?” in this Sustainable Man film starring Chris, Sean, and Luke Abad as “Joe Dokes”
One of the most important things I had to learn for myself is that it’s ok to admit that a person is wrong for you.
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Is manhood something we have or something we put on? Jeremy Brunger looks at how we show people who we are.
Anti-gay conservatives often refer to children raised by same sex parents as “social experiments.” They are not experiments; they are human beings, and human beings with voices. Here is what those voices say.
When to spend money foolishly in your twenties (and when not to).
For kids, it’s the little things that matter. If you do Christmas in any way, Santa’s a pretty influential guy. Why not let him represent all the diversity of the people who love him?
The Jets’ soon-to-be former fearless leader never learned from his father’s mistakes. Dave Chmiel questions why anyone should trust him with another franchise.
Matthew Rozsa believes North Korea’s threat to Sony challenges the very essence of our democratic freedoms.
After a late night phone call with a best friend, Tim Mousseau realized it shouldn’t take tragedy for men to tell each other “I love you”
The Elf on the Shelf—creepy or not creepy? Kelly McQuain thinks not.
Most of us, if we are really honest with ourselves, have some idea of how we keep deeper love at bay.
Tor Constantino makes a case that ballet is not only a sport, but it might be more of a sport than other forms of competition.
Alexander Yarde knows what’s on his holiday list this year.
You Don’t Know Jack About MS™ was created for people living with multiple sclerosis (MS) and their loved ones by Jack Osbourne, in partnership with Teva Neuroscience.
Is anything inappropriate to wear to class anymore?
Meeghan Mousaw offers insight into how redshirting helps a child to grow socially and intellectually giving the child added confidence to assist with learning.
When you’re ready to take that next step with a woman, think carefully. What you say isn’t always what she hears.